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23 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Approximately 5.8 million people in Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance, the 2016 HNO reports

  • Ongoing insecurity continues to constrain access and needs verification in Jebel Marra

  • More than 4 million people will face at least Crisis levels of food insecurity between March and September 2016

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

16 May 2016 description

May 15th 2016- With the funding support of USAID/OFDA, and managed by International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Rapid Response Fund (RRF), has allocated a new grant of $245,092.15 USD to Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH), to provide emergency Water and Sanitation Health Services assistance to 62,662 vulnerable and underserved new Sudanese returnees from Chad to Um Dukhun locality in Central Darfur. The returnees include 35,386 individuals who arrived to Um Dukhun recently; between January and March 2016.

02 Apr 2016 description

Friday, April 1, 2016
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14 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ongoing clashes in Jebel Marra displace more than 105,000 people since mid-January

  • Relief agencies confront access restraints in Central Darfur

  • CERF provides $7 million to address funding gaps in Khartoum and White Nile states

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

30 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN requests $1.3 billion for life-saving assistance to 5.1 million people in South Sudan in 2016

  • WFP utilizes air assets and vehicle and barge convoys to reach food-insecure populations and pre-position humanitarian supplies

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heightened food insecurity expected throughout Sudan due to projected below-average crop yields

  • Humanitarian assistance arrives in conflict-affected Fanga Suk

  • WHO records nearly 540 VHF cases since August 2015 outbreak

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

06 Jan 2016 description

Conflict, cyclical drought, floods, disease outbreaks, environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the ECA region. Between FY 2006 and FY 2015, USAID’s Office of U.S.

23 Dec 2015 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Insecurity, protection risks, and other access constraints continue to limit the ability of relief actors to address humanitarian needs in South Sudan. Despite challenges, U.S. Government (USG) partners and other humanitarian actors commenced an interagency emergency response mission on December 1 to assist conflict-affected communities in Unity’s Leer County. As of mid-December, the mission remained ongoing and had reached more than 6,500 households with emergency relief supplies.

27 Nov 2015 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • The humanitarian community continues to report worsening security conditions and increasing access constraints across South Sudan. In October, the UN recorded 78 access incidents negatively affecting relief operations in South Sudan, including increasing reports of criminality in the capital city of Juba.

17 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heightened food insecurity expected throughout Sudan due to projected below-average crop yields

  • USAID/FFP emergency food commodities arrives in Port Sudan

  • CERF allocates more than $15 million to North Darfur

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

30 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 IPC reports 3.9 million people severely food insecure, including 30,000 people facing Catastrophe—Household IPC 5—levels of food insecurity, as of September

 USG joins high-level delegation to South Sudan to engage on key humanitarian issues

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

15 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity and humanitarian access restrictions continue to constrain relief efforts in Darfur and the Two Areas

  • New GoS import restrictions on relief commodities hinders the provision of humanitarian assistance

  • USG provides more than $275.6 million in FY 2015 to support humanitarian efforts across Sudan

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Oct 2015 description

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced an additional $86 million in food assistance through the UN World Food Program (WFP) to help feed millions of displaced and food-insecure people in Sudan. Of the $86 million, $75 million will be used to provide more than 69,000 metric tons of U.S. food and $11 million to provide food vouchers and support the local procurement of specialized nutrition products. The new contribution brings the total U.S. Government contribution of food assistance for Sudan to $170 million this year.

06 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS
- Conflict continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian assistance
- USG announces additional $80 million in emergency funding to South Sudan DECEMBER 1, 2014
- Relief organizations provide health assistance following Maridi oil tanker explosion